The heritability of autism is the proportion of autism that can be explained by
genetic variation; if the heritability of a condition is high, then the condition is ...
Ways to get autism that do not run in the family. Autism isn't just frustrating for
parents. It is frustrating for scientists too. There is clearly a genetic part to autism.
Jul 15, 2015 ... There is no known single cause for autism spectrum disorder, but it is generally
accepted that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or ...
Apr 27, 2015 ... Researchers are beginning to unlock the mystery of the origins of the complex
disorder known as autism. Yes, it's mostly 'in the genes',' but ...
Mar 5, 2015 ... Genetic influences on autism are estimated to be between 74-98%, a Medical
Research Council study of 258 twins suggests. The King's ...
Jan 26, 2015 ... Scientists searching for the genetic roots of autism have found something
surprising: In families where two children have been diagnosed with ...
Apr 4, 2012 ... Many scientists agree that the growing prevalence of autism may be attributed in
part to genetic mutations that are most likely inherited from the ...
Autism - or more precisely the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) - represent a
broad group of developmental disorders characterized by impaired social ...
Feb 1, 2013 ... Researchers are piecing together the many different genetic causes of autism.
Mutations in hundreds, possibly over a thousand, different genes
Apr 15, 2015 ... Most experts agree there is a hereditary component at works when a child
develops autism in the womb, according to the researchers.